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Archive – November, 2009

Visualization Lab helps make data come alive

If patterns of globalization over decades could be plotted on a world map, what might they look like and what deeper insights might they reveal, wondered Miguel Centeno. Adam Burrows, confronted with a massive data set representing a simulation of the last moments of an exploding star, speculated that he could learn so much more if he could really just "see" it. Centeno and Burrows may hail from different departments and disciplines. But they have become equally convinced of the importance of scientific visualization as a cutting edge research tool, and they have sought out the same new place on campus -- the the Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering's Visualization Laboratory -- in which to launch their queries.  

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Holiday outreach initiatives planned

Members of the University community will have the opportunity to share the holiday spirit through a series of community service initiatives and special events planned for December and January.

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Jazz concert to feature works of Mossman

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, 8 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

The Princeton University Concert Jazz Ensemble, directed by Anthony D.J. Branker, will present a concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

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Symposium showcases research talent

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. · Friend Center

Research on topics ranging from imaging the solar interior to understanding the morality of deception will be presented at this year's Princeton Research Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Friend Center.

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Panel to focus on women leaders on international scene

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

A panel discussion on "Women Leaders in International Relations and Peace Building" is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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'Holiday Hoops' and 'A Cappella Jam' donation drives set

Friday, Dec. 11, Saturday, Dec. 12, and Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, various times · Palmer Square Green and Jadwin Gymnasium
University community members can contribute to holiday donations for area nonprofit organizations through the "A Cappella Jam and Toy Drive" on Friday, Dec. 11, and two "Holiday Hoops" drives on Saturday, Dec. 12, and Wednesday, Dec. 16.

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Ambassador of Cyprus to the U.S. here

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Andreas Kakouris, ambassador of Cyprus to the United States, will give a talk on "Prospects for a Solution of the Cyprus Problem: Why Reunification Matters" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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George Will to speak on the 'Dependency Agenda'

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 120 Lewis Library

A lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will on "The Dependency Agenda" is set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in 120 Lewis Library.

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Dance students present 'Intent' at Berlind

Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, 8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, 2 and 8 p.m. · Berlind Theatre

The Lewis Center for the Arts will present "Intent," a creative thesis production comprising choreography and performance by 10 certificate students in the Program in Dance, at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Berlind Theatre.

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U.S. ambassador to Libya to speak

Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, 2 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Gene Cretz, U.S. ambassador to Libya, will give an address on "U.S.-Libya Relations: Challenges on the Road to Normalization" at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in 16 Robertson Hall. A public reception will immediately follow the event.

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Sports industry leaders, students to convene at annual sports symposium

Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. · Friend Center

Sports business professionals, marketing executives, college athletic leaders and students will come together for the 2009 Princeton Sports Symposium from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the Friend Center.

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Symposium explores technology's role in African development

Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. · Fields Center, 58 Prospect Ave.

A symposium on "The Role of Science and Technology in African Development" is planned for 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at the Fields Center, 58 Prospect Ave.

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Princeton Shakespeare Company performs 'The Miser'

Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 3-5, 2009, various times · Class of 1970 Theater, Whitman College

The Princeton Shakespeare Company will present Molière's comedy "The Miser" Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 3-5, in the Class of 1970 Theater in Whitman College.

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'Cuba in the 21st Century' is lecture topic

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

"Cuba in the 21st Century" will be the topic of a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in 16 Robertson Hall. Julia Sweig, the Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and director for Latin America studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, will speak and sign her new book, "Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know," after the talk.

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Lecture, bazaar focus on developing countries

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, 1 to 4 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall and Chancellor Green Rotunda

A lecture and a bazaar focusing on the challenges facing developing countries are scheduled for early December at Princeton University.

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Artist, writer Jules Feiffer to discuss his work

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Jules Feiffer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, playwright, children's book author, illustrator and teacher, will discuss his work at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

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Former Congressman Edwards to discuss religion and politics

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Former Congressman Mickey Edwards, a vice president of the Aspen Institute, will present a lecture titled "Religion and Democracy: Intruder or Guiding Light?" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Author Marias to read from work

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 101 McCormick Hall

Spanish author Javier Marias will read from his work in an event set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in 101 McCormick Hall.

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Class snapshot: 'Italy: The Land of Slow Food'

Pietro Frassica, professor of French and Italian, and his students discuss "Topics in Contemporary Italian Civilization -- Italy: The Land of Slow Food," a class that combines an analysis of Italian literary texts with works of visual art to explore the art of cookery in relation to people's environment and history.

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Video: Lisa Jackson: Engineering after Princeton

Alumna Lisa Jackson discusses making gumbo and setting Washington policy as head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Princeton senior Henry Barmeier wins Rhodes Scholarship

Princeton senior Henry Barmeier has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

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Rexford to speak on Internet routing issues

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 101 Sherrerd Hall

Princeton computer scientist Jennifer Rexford will speak on "Stable Internet Routing Without Global Coordination" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in 101 Sherrerd Hall.

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Alum discusses failure, success as startup CEO

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, 5:30 p.m. · Friend Center Convocation Room

"Three Failures and a (Big) Success: The Evolution of a Startup CEO" is the topic of a lecture by 1999 Princeton graduate Brian O'Kelley set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Friend Center Convocation Room.

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Talk examines 'Lincoln's 'Theologico-Political Dilemma'

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 10 East Pyne

"Abraham Lincoln's Theologico-Political Dilemma" is the focus of a lecture by Yale University political scientist Steven Smith set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in 10 East Pyne.

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Classical philosophy conference planned

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5-6, 2009, various times · 219 Burr Hall

A conference on "Issues in Pre-Socratic Philosophy and Its Reconstruction" is set for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5-6, in 219 Burr Hall.

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Talk examines 'Politics of the New Testament'

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 10 East Pyne

C. Kavin Rowe, a scholar at the Duke University Divinity School, will present a talk on "The Politics of the New Testament" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in 10 East Pyne.

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Theodore Roosevelt's impact is lecture topic

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 120 Lewis Library

University of Virginia political scientist will present a lecture titled "Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Movement and the Shaping of 'Modern' American Politics" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in 120 Lewis Library.

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'Different Cultures, Same Science' is lecture topic

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 145 Peyton Hall

"Different Cultures, Same Science," a lecture by Yashushi Suto, a physicist from the University of Tokyo and visiting Global Scholar at Princeton, is set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, in 145 Peyton Hall.

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'Connect' encourages black alumni to become more involved with Princeton

A new alumni-led enterprise will involve black graduates more deeply in the life of Princeton University as leaders, volunteers and donors.

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Perspective on: The fall of the Berlin Wall and communism

Stephen Kotkin, the Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History and professor of history and international affairs, discusses the watershed events of 1989: the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism.

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Students 'break out' from campus to learn about civic action

In the wake of a tornado that leveled Greensburg, Kan., in May 2007, local residents forged an ambitious plan to rebuild the small agricultural town with a focus on sustainability. For a group of Princeton students who traveled there over fall break, this effort became an important lesson both in environmental awareness and civic engagement.

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Ominsky named director of public safety

Paul Ominsky, director of public safety at Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and Hampshire College, has been named director of public safety at Princeton University.

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H1N1 flu vaccines offered for eligible students and employees

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, 10 a.m. · Multipurpose Rooms A and B, Frist Campus Center

University Health Services will hold a H1N1 flu vaccine clinic on Tuesday, Nov. 24, in Multipurpose Rooms A and B of the Frist Campus Center for eligible students, faculty, staff and dependents.

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Beyond genomics, biologists and engineers decode the next frontier

A team of Princeton biologists and engineers has dramatically improved the speed and accuracy of measuring an enigmatic set of proteins that influences almost every aspect of how cells and tissues function. The new method offers a long-sought tool for studying stem cells, cancer and other problems of fundamental importance to biology and medicine.

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Amazon's Bezos selected as Baccalaureate speaker

Princeton alumnus Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, has been selected as the speaker for this year's Baccalaureate ceremony. The interfaith worship service that is one of Princeton's oldest traditions is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, May 30, in the University Chapel.

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Center for African American Studies launches civic internship program

The Center for African American Studies at Princeton University will launch a summer internship program to further research in race and public policy, allowing Princeton students to work with national organizations to confront issues of disparity in urban education.

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Arts advocates look to each other for ideas, hope in difficult economy

Participants in "The Arts and the Economic Crisis" symposium Nov. 14 were asked to consider a sobering statistic -- that the $59 billion the federal government spent on elementary and secondary education is only marginally greater than the $50 billion that commercial firms spent in 2008 on junk mail. Panelists at the symposium used the examples to demonstrate the lack of resources dedicated to the arts for the audience of nearly 300 arts administrators, advocates, policymakers, artists, academics, students and community members who convened in McCosh 10 and a simulcast site to explore strategies for sustaining a fundamental commitment to the arts, despite the economic recession.

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Wilcove to read from book on animal migration

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 138 Lewis Library

David Wilcove, a Princeton professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and public affairs, will read from his book "No Way Home: The Decline of the World's Great Animal Migrations" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, in 138 Lewis Library.

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Triathlete Smyers to speak on overcoming challenges-POSTPONED

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, 7:30 p.m. · McCosh 10

This event has been postponed.

Princeton alumna and decorated triathlete Karen Smyers will speak on "Pursuing One's Passion Through Setbacks and Challenges" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in McCosh 10.

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Creating opportunity: Engineering course empowers Princeton's social entrepreneurs

The laboratory course taking place in the basement of Princeton's Friend Center is not a traditional one -- in lieu of microscopes, there are discussions of microfinance, and students seek to create not chemical changes, but social ones.

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Student work: Ragtime: The Musical

The Princeton University Players will present "Ragtime: The Musical" Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 12-15, at the Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

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Nominations for Journey Award due Dec. 4

Nominations for the MLK Day Journey Award will be accepted until Friday, Dec. 4. The award recognizes a member of the Princeton faculty, staff or student body who best represents the continued journey of Martin Luther King Jr.

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L'Avant-Scène to perform Moliere comedy

Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 19-21, 2009, 8 p.m. · Class of 1970 Theater, Whitman College

L'Avant-Scène, Princeton's French theater workshop, will perform Moliere's comedy "L'Avare" at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 19-21, in the Class of 1970 Theater at Whitman College.

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Groves wins Fischer Career Award in Porphyrin Chemistry

John Groves, the Hugh Stott Taylor Chair of Chemistry, has been selected to receive the 2010 Hans Fischer Career Award in Porphyrin Chemistry by the Society of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines.

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Lecture explains 'How Flies Find Stuff'

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, 12:30 p.m. · 10 Guyot Hall

California Institute of Technology bioengineer Michael Dickinson will present a talk on "How Flies Find Stuff" at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in 10 Guyot Hall.

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Food anthropologist to speak on regional cooking

Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, noon · 210 Dickinson Hall

"Cuisine du Terroir (Regional Cooking), At Home and Abroad" is the title of a workshop led by University of Vermont food anthropologist Amy Trubek at noon Monday, Dec. 7, in 210 Dickinson Hall.

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Car wins IEEE Fernbach Award

Roberto Car, the Ralph W. Dornte *31 Professor in Chemistry at Princeton and a faculty fellow   of the Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, has been named a winner of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society 2009 Sidney Fernbach Award.

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Contemporary art curator Smith to speak

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Room 219, 185 Nassau St.

Trevor Smith, curator of contemporary art at the Peabody Essex Museum, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, in Room 219, 185 Nassau St.

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Talk focuses on work of photographer Mthethwa

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, 5 p.m. · 101 McCormick Hall

Art curator and historian Okwui Enwezor will deliver a lecture on "Photography After the End of Documentary Realism: Zwelethu Mthethwa's Color Photographs" at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, in 101 McCormick Hall.

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Artist Cross to speak on her work

Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Mixed media artist Dorothy Cross will discuss her work at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

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Art historian to discuss discoveries in Egypt

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, 5 p.m. · 101 McCormick Hall

"Discovering Early Byzantine Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Art, Archaeology and Conservation" is the title of a lecture by Temple University art historian Elizabeth Bolman scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in 101 McCormick Hall.

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Arabic literature critic to present Gauss Seminars

Tuesday, Nov. 17, Thursday, Nov. 19, and Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, various times · 111 East Pyne

Arabic literature critic Abdelfattah Kilito will present the Gauss Seminars in Criticism on his current project, titled "On the Lost Manuscript," at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, and Thursday, Nov. 19, and 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, in 111 East Pyne.

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'New Israel Lobby' is focus of lecture

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

"The Making of a New Israel Lobby: How Mainstream American Jews Are Finding a New Voice on Middle East Policy" is the title of a lecture by Jeremy Ben Ami, head of the lobbying group J Street, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Talk explores origin of birds

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009, 12:30 p.m. · 220 Guyot Hall

Mark Norell, a researcher at the American Museum of Natural History, will speak on "The Origin of Birds: Different Perspectives and New Developments" at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in 220 Guyot Hall.

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U.N. official to address global warming

Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Jomo Kwame Sundaram, the United Nations assistant secretary-general for economic development, will present a talk titled "Global Warming Meets Economic Meltdown: Why Is the International Community Still Too Frozen to Respond?" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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School prayer, interfaith politics are focus of workshop

Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, noon · 210 Dickinson Hall

"Our Father: School Prayer and the Challenges of Interfaith Politics" is the title of a workshop that will be led by Neil Young, a lecturer in history, at noon Monday, Nov. 16, in 210 Dickinson Hall.

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Anthropologist examines works of Joyce, Synge

Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

University of Minnesota anthropologist Stuart McLean will present a lecture on "All the Living and the Dead: An Anthropothanatological Reading of Joyce and Synge” at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in the Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

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Michael Spindelegger, foreign minister of Austria, to speak

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, noon · Presidential Dining Room and Drawing Room, Prospect House

Michael Spindelegger, the foreign minister of Austria and acting president of the U.N. Security Council, will speak at noon Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Presidential Dining Room at Prospect House on the Princeton University campus. Seating also will be available in the adjacent Drawing Room.

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Ceremony notes reopening of architectural landmark

A ceremony celebrating the reopening of Whig Hall -- the home of the nation's oldest collegiate political, literary and debating society, the American Whig-Cliosophic Society -- is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the building. Whig recently underwent a major overhaul to modernize the building, which had not been renovated in nearly 40 years.

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Campus community invited to CPUC meeting

Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 101 McCormick Hall

The Council of the Princeton University Community (CPUC) will meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, in 101 McCormick Hall. All members of the campus community are invited to attend.

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Princeton takes significant steps toward achieving sustainability goals

Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 101 McCormick Hall

In its first report since adopting a Sustainability Plan in February 2008, Princeton University states that on-campus greenhouse gas emissions have decreased for the first time since the University's energy-efficient cogeneration plant was installed in 1996. While the decrease in carbon dioxide from July 2008 to July 2009 has been modest at nearly 1 percent, "it is a significant step in the right direction," according to the report, considering that the University added nearly 164,000 square feet to its physical plant during the same time period.

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Video: Princeton's commitment to sustainability

Princeton's comprehensive plan is having an impact on the University's ambitious sustainability goals. View the full-length video and the 2009 report.

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Conference explores 'Renaissance Encounters'

Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 12-14, 2009, various times · McCormick Hall

A conference titled "Renaissance Encounters: Greek East and Latin West" is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 12-14, in McCormick Hall.

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Discussion explores development of patent law

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 120 Lewis Library

"An Interest Group Perspective on Patent Law's Development" is the focus of a discussion scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in 120 Lewis Library.

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Talk focuses on China, U.S. and Russia after Cold War

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 1 Robertson Hall

Utah State University political scientist Kai He will deliver a lecture titled "Undermining Enemies: Negative Balancing and Strategic Choices of China, the United States and Russia After the Cold War" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in 1 Robertson Hall.

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Yale archaeologist to speak on Peru dispute

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 219 Burr Hall

Yale University archaeologist Richard Burger will present a talk titled "Some Historical Thoughts Regarding the Yale-Peru Dispute Over the Machu Picchu Collections: Through the Looking Glass" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in 219 Burr Hall.

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U.S. policy in Afghanistan is topic of talk

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, noon · 16 Robertson Hall

"Afghanistan: U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan and the Debate Over the McChrystal Report" is the subject of a lecture by foreign policy expert Marin Strmecki set for noon Wednesday, Nov. 11, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Felten to speak on electronic voting

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Ed Felten, director of Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy, will present a lecture titled "Electronic Voting: Danger and Opportunity" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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'My Fair Lady' to be staged at Berlind Theatre

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13-14, and Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 19-21, 2009, 8 p.m. · Berlind Theatre

The Program in Theater of the Lewis Center for the Arts will present its fall show, the musical classic "My Fair Lady," at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13-14, and Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 19-21, at the Berlind Theatre.

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Princeton University Players perform 'Ragtime'

Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 12-15, 2009, various times · Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St.

The Princeton University Players will present "Ragtime: The Musical" Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 12-15, at the Matthews Acting Studio, 185 Nassau St. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with 2 p.m. matinee performances Saturday and Sunday.

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Eating clubs task force launches website

The task force that recently was established to review relationships between Princeton University and the eating clubs has launched a website seeking observations and suggestions from students, alumni and others.

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Hindu festival of Diwali will be celebrated in chapel

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, 7:30 p.m. · University Chapel

A celebration and worship service in honor of the Hindu festival of Diwali will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the University Chapel.

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Video: Student work: eXpressions Dance Company to perform 'Super/Natural'

The eXpressions Dance Company will perform "Super/Natural" Nov. 12–14, 8 p.m. at the Frist Campus Center theater. Visit the company's website for more information.

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Legendary photographer Gowin celebrated in exhibition

Through Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, various times · Princeton University Art Museum

The Princeton University Art Museum is celebrating photographer and faculty member Emmet Gowin's legacy as an artist and educator with an exhibition titled "Emmet Gowin: A Collective Portrait," which is on view through Sunday, Feb. 21.

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Massey to deliver President's Lecture on immigration

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 101 Friend Center

Douglas Massey, Princeton's Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, will deliver the second talk in this year's President's Lecture Series, titled "America's War on Immigrants: Causes, Consequences and Solutions" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in 101 Friend Center.

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Lecture honors Kyoto Prize-winning Grants

Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, 6 p.m. · 10 Guyot Hall

Princeton scientists Peter and Rosemary Grant, winners of this year's Kyoto Prize for their pioneering work in evolutionary biology, will be honored with a lecture by noted researcher Jonathan Losos at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in 10 Guyot Hall.

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Lecture explores debate over eclipse in 'Odyssey'

Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, 8 p.m. · McCosh 10

Physicist Marcelo Magnasco will discuss his research on whether Homer describes a total solar eclipse in "The Odyssey" -- the subject of a longstanding debate among scholars -- at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in McCosh 10.

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Lieberthal to speak on U.S.-China relations, climate change

Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

"U.S.-China Relations and the Issue of Climate Change" is the subject of a lecture by former Clinton administration official Kenneth Lieberthal at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Leading figures convene to discuss arts and the economic crisis--UPDATED

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. · McCosh 10; simulcast in Stewart Film Theater, 185 Nassau St.

Leading figures in the arts world will convene at Princeton for a daylong symposium on "The Arts and the Economic Crisis" on Saturday, Nov. 14, in McCosh 10.

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Former Italian leader to address Europe's global role

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, 8 p.m. · McCosh 50

Romano Prodi, the two-time former prime minister of Italy, will speak on "The Role of Europe in a Multilateral World" at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in McCosh 50.

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Preserving child protection programs is focus of conference

Friday, Nov. 13, 2009, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

"Preserving Programs That Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect During a Time of Economic Crisis: A Research and Policy Conference" is planned for 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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iPhone application developers tell their stories

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, 5:30 p.m. · Friend Center Auditorium

Four entrepreneurs will talk about their experiences creating communication, gaming, social networking and health applications for the iPhone during a panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Friend Center Auditorium.

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Roundtable to address rise of Reggaetón

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 101 McCormick Hall

Artists, critics and scholars will discuss Reggaetón, one of the top-selling genres in U.S. Latino/a and Latin American music, in a panel discussion set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in 101 McCormick Hall.

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O'Leary to speak on women in the work force

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 16 Robertson Hall

Ann O'Leary, a former Clinton administration official who heads a research center at the University of California-Berkeley focusing on workplace issues, will discuss women's role in the work force at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in 16 Robertson Hall.

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Panel to discuss U.S. Supreme Court and the media

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Noted law reporters and media analysts will participate in a panel discussion titled "Full Court Press: The Supreme Court, the Media and Public Understanding" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Economist examines trends in oil prices

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · 100 Jones Hall

Economist James Hamilton will speak on the "Causes and Consequences of the Oil Shock of 2007-08" at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in 100 Jones Hall.

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Kotkin to discuss fall of the Berlin Wall

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Princeton historian and international affairs scholar Stephen Kotkin will discuss his new book on the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Pianist Brendel to address 'Character in Music'

Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, 8 p.m. · Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

Renowned pianist Alfred Brendel will speak on "Character in Music" and perform musical examples to accompany his talk at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall. All tickets have been distributed for this event, but there will be a wait line at Richardson and unclaimed tickets will be made available for free on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Former U.N. peacekeeper speaks on conflict resolution

Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, 4:30 p.m. · Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Romeo Dallaire, who headed the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the genocide in the African nation in 1994, will deliver a lecture titled "Conflict Prevention or Peacekeeping?" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

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Perspective on: Freud and Mexico, via Vienna

Rubén Gallo, a scholar of modern Spanish America who is spending the fall in Vienna as a guest of the Sigmund Freud Foundation, discusses the noted psychoanalyst's relationship to Mexico.  

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Postdoctoral scholars join interdisciplinary community

Six new postdoctoral scholars have joined the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts this year.

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Video: Jeff Bezos: Engineering after Princeton

Engineering alumnus Jeff Bezos offers new students advice and discusses his philosophy on innovation.

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Mind matters: Oppenheimer takes inventive approach to examining decision-making

In unearthing discoveries about how the human mind works, Princeton psychologist Danny Oppenheimer has mined insights into how people react to catchy stock-market symbols, overwritten essays and charitable donation choices.

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